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  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi 24-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Operations at the IGI Airport in New Delhi virtually came to a standstill on Monday after the visibility dropped due to dense fog, disrupting the schedule of over 50 domestic and international flights A Jet Airways flight from Dammam to Delhi was diverted to Jaipur due to poor visibility at...
  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit 06-01-2014 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily. While air travellers remained stranded at the airport, similar was the scene at major railway stations as...
  • Dense fog hits flight operations at Delhi airport 05-01-2014 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: Flight operations came to a standstill on Sunday night after dense fog enveloped the IGI Airport leading to delay in schedule of around 40 flights. Around 150 domestic and international flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport had been affected earlier in the day due to fog, causing...
  • Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport 24-12-2013 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Dense fog once again returned to affect the operations at the IGI Airport where over a dozen flights were delayed on Tuesday morning. Three flights -- one freighter aircraft, a Jet Airways flight from Abu Dhabi and a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul -- had to be diverted...
  • Narrow escape for Rahul Gandhi at Delhi's IGI airport, probe ordered 12-12-2013 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: There was a narrow escape for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Delhi's IGI airport on Tuesday when he was returning from Raebareli in his private plane. His flight was given clearance to land on the runway. But an Indian Air Force aircraft, an Ilyushin aircraft, was on...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI 16-11-2013 09:18 PM

    A Mumbai-bound GoAir flight with about 100 passengers, including former Army Chief General VK Singh, on board was forced to return to the airport in New Delhi following a fire alarm on Saturday. The Airbus A-320 returned under emergency conditions to IGI airport in New Delhi after it had been...
  • Man with prosthetic leg asked to strip for security check at Delhi airport 21-10-2013 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: Months after a woman was allegedly asked to remove her prosthetic leg at an airport, another passenger with a prosthetic leg recounts his humiliation at Delhi's IGI Airport. He was forced to strip for a security check. This comes two months after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal 07-10-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • Army officer's wife arrested for illegal entry into IGI airport 21-08-2013 12:37 AM

    The wife of an Army officer has been arrested for allegedly entering into IGI Airport in Delhi with the print out of a cancelled ticket, police said on Tuesday. The woman, identified as Usha Pandey, was intercepted on Sunday night when she was exiting the airport by CISF personnel after...
  • Delhi: IGI Airport underprepared to deal with monsoon 17-06-2013 11:44 PM

    Just a few days after it received the award for being the second best airport of the world, Sunday's rain exposed the Indira Gandhi International Airport's poor arrangement and preparedness for the monsoon. ...
  • Snapshot: Heavy rains cause waterlogging at IGI airport 16-06-2013 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: Incessant heavy rains on Sunday led to waterlogging at IGI airport in New Delhi, causing inconvenience to passengers who waded through knee deep water while the baggage handling system was left crippled. The monsoon arrived in Delhi on Sunday a fortnight ahead of schedule, with national capital recording...
  • Delhi airport flooded, passengers wade through knee deep water 16-06-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: Incessant heavy rains on Sunday led to waterlogging at IGI airport in New Delhi, causing inconvenience to passengers who waded through knee deep water while the baggage handling system was left crippled. The monsoon arrived in Delhi on Sundaya fortnight ahead of schedule, with national capital recording around...
  • Delhi's IGI Airport voted second best in the world 14-06-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport has been named the world's second best airport in the 25-40 million passengers category by the Airport Council International. The airport also has been adjudged as the fourth best in the world among 199 airports across all categories. A nine-member team, comprising representatives from...